Niles Ribiero Wins Rotary District Speech Contest

April 3, 2015 11:01 AM0 comments

High School finalists in the Rotary District Speech Contest shown (l to r) are Virginia Sun, Oriella Mejia, Niles Ribeiro, Nathalia Dunlop and Echo Arnold. Niles Ribeiro, a student at Fauquier High School sponsored by the Warrenton Rotary Club, received $1,000 for first place. Thomas Jefferson High School for Science […]

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F.C. Kiwanis T-Ball Kicks-Off Spring Season

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The Falls Church Kiwanis T-Ball rookies stretch at the final day of training before the season begins. Coach Jack Villa helps Xander Wagner through the paces.

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Columbia Baptist CDC Holds Open House

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Columbia Baptist Child Development Center at 103 West Columbia Street announced last week that it will be hosting an open house for its preschool on Thursday, April 16, at 10 a.m. The Center’s teaching practices are inspired by the Reggio Emilia Approach which has a deep respect for children’s capacity to imagine, […]

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Alumni Return to TJ to Play in their Original Venue

April 2, 2015 3:28 PM0 comments

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School had some alumni and their friends come back to perform last Thursday, March 26. Many members of George Mason High School’s band began their music making years ago in the gym at Jefferson with 4th grade band. In their return, the band performed two back-to-back concerts […]

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Giant Food Nutritionist Visits Churchill Road ES

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Giant Nutritionist Amanda Barnes taught approximately 120 children at Churchill Road Elementary School about balanced meals using the USDA MyPlate icon, which shows you how to create a healthy plate at every meal, on Friday, March 27. Some tips included filling half your plate with fruits and veggies, choosing small portions of […]

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Jefferson ES Students Raise Over $11,000 for AHA

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Students at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School raised over $11,000 for the American Heart Association in the two weeks leading up to the school’s Jump Rope for Heart event, which was held at the school last week. Also, in the two weeks leading up to the jump rope event, students discovered new […]

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Timber Lane ES Looking for Kindergartners

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Timber Lane Elementary School, located at 2737 West St., Falls Church, is looking for kindergartners to enroll in the school. In an e-mail to the News-Press, the school encouraged parents of school-ready children to contact Timber Lane to check to see if their in the school’s districts. Timber Lane is […]

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Henderson Students Writing Song With Chords of Courage

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Students at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School and Henderson choral director Mrs. Carpel are working with a locally-based nonprofit, Chords of Courage, to write an original song about a person in the Civil Rights Movement. According to an e-mail to News-Press about the project, the students will identify a person […]

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ACE Hosts Screening of ‘Plastic Paradise’

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Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment, the Mt. Vernon Group of the Sierra Club and Tap-In-Arlington are screening the award-winning film “Plastic Paradise” on Wednesday, April 15, at 7:30 at Arlington Cinema N’ Drafthouse, located at 2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington. A discussion, which will include information about what Arlingtonians for a Clean […]

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Local Author Reads from New Short Story Collection

April 1, 2015 5:20 PM0 comments

Local author Jonathan Harper reads from his debut collection of short stories Daydreamers at One More Page Books last Saturday.

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